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List of Works

This is a primary listing of completed works. In parentheses: year, format it was shot on, running time. NOTE: Titles with this symbol (†) are generally not (or not yet) available for rental or purchase, although exceptions are sometimes made for retrospectives or special screenings. Other projects, including music works for hire, various collaborations, and films made to accompany live performances are listed separately under: OTHER PROJECTS.

WORLD WITHOUT END (NO REPORTED INCIDENTS) (2016, 57 min. HD)

BURY ME NOT (2016, 10 min. HD)

ON ESSEX ROAD (2016, 11 min. HD)

COUNTING (2015, 111 min. HD)

† SPRINGTIME (2013, 3:50, HD)

A DAY IS LONG (2013, 6:30, HD) – now incorporated into COUNTING, but can be shown on its own.

HELIANTHUS CORNER BLUES (2013, 2:48, HD)

MUSEUM HOURS (2012, 107 min. Super 16mm/HD)

REAL BIRDS (2012, 11 min. HD)

Gravity Hill NEWSREELS – 12 short observations about Occupy Wall Street (2011/2012 HD)
Series One (first 5 shorts, total time 24 min.)
Series Two (7 more shorts. total time 40 min.)

OPUS LUMINIS ET HOMINIS (2010, 14 min. 16mm)

CROSSING PATHS WITH LUCE VIGO (2010, 12 min. 16mm)

ANECDOTAL EVIDENCE (2009, 12 min. dv) Vic Chesnutt & Friends / At the Cut recording session

ANNE TRUITT, WORKING (2009, 13 min. 16mm) portrait of  artist, Anne Truitt. On exhibition with her major survey at the Hirshhorn Museum, Wash. D.C.,  to Jan. 3, 2010

LE BLED (BUILDINGS IN A FIELD) (2009, Super 8, 11 min.)  collaboration with Luc Sante, shot in Tangier

NIGHT SCENE NEW YORK (2009, 16mm, 9.5 min)

ONE BRIGHT DAY  (2009, DV, 17 min.)

EVENING’S CIVIL TWILIGHT IN EMPIRES OF TIN (2008, 16mm and dv, 100 min.)

HALF THE BATTLE  (2008, 16mm, 11:30)  (Currently available as a special dvd insert in the Yeti book, Art of Touring)

LONG FOR THE CITY  (2008, Super 8, 9:10) Patti Smith portrait

THE PASSAGE CLOCK (FOR WALTER BENJAMIN)  (2008, 16mm, 10:00) with Patti Smith

NOTEBOOKS  (2008, 16mm, installation diptych) with Patti Smith

FREE  (2007, 16mm, 60 seconds)

BUILDING A BROKEN MOUSETRAP  (2006, 16mm, dv, 62 min.) Concert film of dutch band, the EX, made with Matt Boyd

BLESSED ARE THE DREAMS OF MEN  (2006, 16mm, 9:15)

NYC WEIGHTS AND MEASURES  (2005, 16mm film, 5:30 min.)

CHAIN   (2004, 16mm, 99 min.) Feature Film

CHAIN X THREE  (2002, 16mm, 41 min.)  3-screen projection or dvd installation

CAT POWER LIVE: FROM FUR CITY  (2002, 16mm, 4:30)  Shot with Pete Sillen

THE FOXX AND LITTLE VIC  (2002, 16mm, 6:30 min.)  Vic Chesnutt with T.Griffin and Catherine McRae, Shot with Pete Sillen

GEORGIA THIEF   (2002, Super 8, 5:15 min.)  Smoke, at the Clermont Lounge, Atlanta

BENJAMIN SMOKE   (2000, 16mm, 73 min.)  Co-directed with Pete Sillen.  Note: DVD version has 45 minutes of additional material.

LITTLE FLAGS   (2000, Super 8 film , 6 min.)

NICE EVENING, TRANSMISSION DOWN (2001, Super 8, 11 min.) Sparklehorse/Mark Linkous Portrait

† WATERFRONT DIARIES: NEW YORK  (Southstreet Seaport/Staten Island Ferry) (2000, DV, 16 min.)

BLOOD ORANGE SKY  (1999, 16mm, 25 min.)

INSTRUMENT  (1999, 16mm, Super 8, Video, 115 min.) Fugazi Document

AMBER CITY  (1999, 16mm, 48 min.)

LUCKY THREE  (1997, 16mm, 11 min.) Elliott Smith portrait

LOST BOOK FOUND  (1996 , Super 8/16mm, 37 min.)

† CONEY ISLAND END OF GOD THE WAY IT MUST BE  (1996, Super 8, 3 min.)

† SUN PROJECT  (1994, 16mm, Super 8, 20 min)  Collaboration with Mike and Doug Starn

BURIED IN LIGHT (1994, Super 8, 60 min.)  Single channel version and video triptych Installation.

† DRIFT (1993, Super 8, 1:30)  Short made for Polish television

NIGHTSWIMMING  (1993, 16mm/Super 8, 8.5 min.) R.E.M.Long Form ‘Full Moon’ Version

BLACK HOLE RADIO  (1992, Super 8/video, 7 min) Single channel version and video installation.

DRINK DEEP  (1991, Super 8, 10 min.)

† MARK’S TOWN  (1991?, Super 8 Sound, 4.5 min.) Miracle Legion

WHAT DOES AWAY MEAN?  P.S.A.  (1989, Super 8, 30 sec.) 4:44 (From Her House Home) (1989, Super 8, 3.5 min.)

NEVER CHANGE  (1988, Super8, 5 min.)   With text by Blake Nelson.

LOVE TELLER  (1989, Super 8, 2.5 min.)   Collaboration with Ben Katchor.

LIGHT YEARS  (1989, Super 8, 4.5 min.)

GLUE MAN   (1989, Super 8, 5 min.)   Collaboration with Fugazi

TALK ABOUT THE PASSION  (1988, Super 8, 3.5 min.)  With R.E.M.

SELECTED CITYFILMS  (1989, Super 8, 2.5 min.)  Note: The above seven shorts were also released as the interconnected compilation  JUST HOLD STILL (1989, Super 8, 32 min.)

THIS IS A HISTORY OF NEW YORK  (The Golden Dark Age of Reason)   (1987, Super 8, 23 min.)

† WITNESS (1986, Super 8, 13 min.)  B.H. Surfers document

† A ROAD IN FLORIDA  (1983 , 16mm, 11 min.)